| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It sounds like this is at least the beginning of changes to come in Philadelphia.
Jeff Passan, a baseball columnist from Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Cody Asche is being called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, making it appear likely that third baseman...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:56 PM
With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push.
"We're going to...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Over the last week, the struggling Washington Nationals have fired their hitting coach and demoted the team’s former closer. Whatever changes the organization makes over the remainder of the 2013 season, removing manager Davey Johnson from his...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:33 PM
For a kid who’s still only 20 and had yet to hit a game-ending homer in his nascent career, Bryce Harper sure inspired a lot of confidence in his teammates as he walked to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.
“You could feel...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For a kid who's still only 20 and had yet to hit a game-ending homer in his nascent career, Bryce Harper sure inspired a lot of confidence in his teammates as he walked to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Starlin Castro is 23. Ditto Anthony Rizzo. They're not exactly going to be old men when the Cubs' best-in-baseball wave of amateur talent starts rolling into Wrigley Field, although they might feel like it.
With University of San Diego slugger Kris...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The Phillies tonight begin a crucial road trip that likely will determine their roster-shaping direction as they continue to chase the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals in the National League East. Tonight they face the New York Mets (7 p.m., WPHL)...
| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The situation the Phillies are in isn't nearly as bad as it appears.
It's hard to be down on a team that has won five of its last six series and is just 6 1/2 games out of first place in the National League East and 5 1/2 games out of the second wild...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Struggling as a table-setter for the Washington Nationals, Denard Span thrived Sunday as a run-producer.
Span was dropped from the top spot in the order for the first time this season, and he responded with three hits in the No. 7 position, including a...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
I believe there is little argument that Jimmy Rollins not only is the best shortstop in Philadelphia Phillies history, but also one of the most magnetic sports figures in the city's sports history.
His flashy smile and personality are fitting of the...